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Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 19 December 2016 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (“FSC”) has been made aware that an entity calling itself XMAXBIT ...

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Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 24 November, 2016 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (the “Commission”) has been made aware that an entity calling its...

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On 9 November, 2016 the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) issued a public statement identifying Haiti as a jurisdiction with strategic AML/CFT deficiencies that has not made sufficient pro...

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About the Commission

The BVI Financial Services Commission is the Territory's single financial services Regulator. We are the agency responsible for authorising and licensing companies or persons to conduct financial services business and for monitoring the perimeter of regulated financial services activity to safeguard the public against any illegal and or unauthorised financial services business operating in or from within the BVI. Through the Registry of Corporate Affairs, the Commission is also responsible for the registration of all companies formed in the Territory and for the formation of Limited Partnerships and registration of Trade Marks and Patents.

Latest Industry Updates

Request for Amendments to Particulars of RoD Form (Revised November 2016)
As published in the Industry circular dated July 15, 2016 please access the form in the link below.
Publication of BVI Business Companies Order and Additional Registrar Appointed
The Commission advises all industry practitioners of the publication of BVI Business Companies (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order, 2016.
Fee Neutral Period for Filing Registers of Directors extended to 31 December, 2016
The Commission has advised Cabinet as required, and anticipates confirmation of its recommendation to extend the fee neutral (free filing) period to 31 December, 2016 for filing Registers of Directors on behalf of BVI business companies.

Contact Information

British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission

Pasea Estate
P.O. Box 418
Road Town, Tortola, VG 1110
British Virgin Islands

Tel: 284-494-1324 or 284-494-4190 GMT – 4:00
Fax: 284-494-5016
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.